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Training: Open Licenses for Artists, Musicians and Creators

Curious about Creative Commons licenses? Join Creative Commons staff for an overview of the six CC licenses and two public domain tools. We will describe the CC license and tool elements, their legal, machine-readable, and human-readable layers, as well as show practical use cases for each of the licenses and tools. Participants will engage in … Read More “Training: Open Licenses for Artists, Musicians and Creators”

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Open Minds Podcast: Damien Riehl & Noah Rubin of All The Music

Hello Creative Commoners! We are back with a brand new episode of CC’s Open Minds … from Creative Commons podcast. In this episode, we sat down with programmer, musician, and copyright attorney, Damien Riehl, and fellow musician and programmer, Noah Rubin—the creators of the All The Music project. Frustrated by accidental copyright infringement lawsuits stifling … Read More “Open Minds Podcast: Damien Riehl & Noah Rubin of All The Music”

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Open Minds Podcast: Hessel van Oorschot of Tribe of Noise & Free Music Archive

Hi Creative Commoners! We’re back with the first episode of Open Minds  … from Creative Commons in 2022. In this episode, CC’s Ony Anukem sits down for a conversation with Hessel van Oorschot, founder and “Chief of Noise” of the online music business Tribe of Noise. Tribe of Noise is a music community that connects … Read More “Open Minds Podcast: Hessel van Oorschot of Tribe of Noise & Free Music Archive”

Just make music and share it: Podington Bear’s music for storytelling and podcasts

In 2007, the artist Chad Crouch began releasing three instrumental songs per week under the pseudonym Podington Bear. Crouch revealed his identity in July 2008 upon the release of a box set of his work, ending a speculative mystery covered in NPR, KEXP, Wired, and the Globe and Mail. According to his bio on Free … Read More “Just make music and share it: Podington Bear’s music for storytelling and podcasts”